Where Is She Now: Quinn Cummings (Actress) as Annie - Family (TV Series).
Name: Quinn Cummings
Born: August 13, 1967 in Los Angeles, California
Claim To Fame: She was the precocious kid Annie Lawrence on the TV show "Family." And who could forget her per- formance as the "bratty" but loveable daughter of Marsha Mason in the original movie version of the "Goodbye Girl."
Family Life: Lives with Donald DiPietro and they have a daughter, Anneke DiPietro, born June 2000.
Info: Cummings got her start when she was noticed by
famed cinematographer James Wong Howe, and television commercial spots soon started.
She won the role of Lucy McFadden in the 1977 film The Goodbye Girl, which earned her a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress ? Motion Picture.
She became known for her recurring role on the 1978 series Family as Annie.
In the 1980s, Cummings worked more as a casting agent, and later decided to quit acting because she didn't enjoy living her life in the public eye. Her last
acting role was in a 1991 episode of Blossom.
Trivia: Discovered by famed cinematographer James Wong
Howe; began appearing in TV commercials.
Worked as a casting agent in the 1980s
1977 Best Supporting Actress Academy Award nominee, at
age 10, for 'The Goodbye Girl.'
Worked recruiting writers to publish short stories online.
Writes an online blog (which is very funny)
Where Is She Now: Cummings is the inventor of the HipHugger, a stylish, sling-type device for carrying a baby. She was the president of the HipHugger company
until she sold it in 2006.
In February 2005, Cummings created The QC Report, a blog which discusses the ironies of modern life from the point of view of a career-mom in her thirties. You can check out her blog here: http://qcreport.blogspot.com/
Cummings is also a published author. Her first book, "Notes From The Underwire: Adventures from My Awkward and Lovely Life" was published in July 2009 by Hyperion Books.
In 2012, her second book, "The Year of Learning
Dangerously," was published by Penguin Books. In 2013, Cummings published Pet Sounds, a collection of (mostly) humorous essays relating to living with and around animals.
She currently lives in Los Angeles with her daughter
and her long-time boyfriend.
Write To Quinn Cummings:
PO Box 93963,
Pasadena, CA 91109
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